Greek colored coins

The following colored coins were issued in greece since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

Common specifications
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
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2 euros - 75 Years since the Death of Spyridon Louis

In a last minute change, Greece changed the theme of the 2-euro commemorative coin for 2015 from "75th Anniversary of the October 28, 1940," to "75th Anniversary of the death of the Athlete Spiridon Louis ".
Spiridon Louis was a Greek water-carrier ...

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2015 Unknown € 14.30 Buy
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2 euros - Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece

The coin celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece.
The Ionian Islands are a group of islands in Greece, traditionally called the Heptanese, i.e. "the Seven Islands". From 1204, the Republic of Venice controlled ...

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: M. Antonatou
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2014 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
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2 euros - 400 Years since the Death of El Greco

El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos (1541 – 7 April 1614), was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance.
"El Greco" (The Greek) was a nickname, a reference to his national Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings ...

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: M. Antonatou
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2014 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
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2 euros - Union of Crete with Greece

The Cretan State was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Britain, France, Italy and Russia) on the island of Crete.
In 1897 an insurrection in Crete led the Ottoman Empire to declare war on Greece, which led Great ...

Krause - Mishler #253
Other information Issued in July 2013
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2013 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
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2 euros - Founding of the Platonic Academy

The Academy was founded by Plato in ca. 387 BC in Athens. Aristotle studied there for twenty years before founding his own school, the Lyceum.
The Academy persisted throughout the Hellenistic period as a skeptical school, until coming to an end after ...

Krause - Mishler #252
Other information Issued on 8 July 2013
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2013 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
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2 euros - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and coins were introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union. The introduction of the euro cash was an unprecedented challenge, but it went smoothly, and billions of banknotes and coins started to circulate in ...

Krause - Mishler #245
Other information Designer: Helmut Andexlinger
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2012 Unknown - View
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2 euros - XIII Special Olympics World Summer Games

The 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games were held during Summer 2011 in Athens, Greece, from 25 June to 4 July 2011. Special Olympics is a non-profit organization that was officially founded in 1968, giving form to the vision of it's founder, Eunice ...

Krause - Mishler #239
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Legend: XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS W.S.G. ATHENS 2011 - HELLENIC REPUBLIC
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2011 Unknown - View
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2 euros - 25th Centenary of the Battle of Marathon

The Battle of Marathon took place in 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion of Greece. It was fought between the citizens of Athens, aided by Plataea, and a Persian force commanded by Datis and Artaphernes. It was the culmination of the first attempt ...

Krause - Mishler #236
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2010 Unknown - View
Type B - 2010 Unknown - View
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2 euros - Myron Discus Thrower

The Discobolus of Myron ("discus thrower") is a famous Roman marble copy of a lost Greek bronze original, completed during the zenith of the classical period between 460-450 BC. A discus thrower is depicted about to release his throw. The moment captured ...

Krause - Mishler #209
Other information 2 Varieties (A and B)
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2004 Unknown € 15.95 Buy
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